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New Dates Announced For World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS Photo New Dates Announced For World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

Now opening January 27, New York City Opera will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.

New York City Opera Presents THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS World Premiere Photo New York City Opera Presents THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

This January, New York City Opera will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director). 

New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS Photo New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

This January, New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director).

Photos: BEEHIVE - THE '60s MUSICAL Opens Tomorrow Night At The Walnut Photo Photos: BEEHIVE - THE '60s MUSICAL Opens Tomorrow Night At The Walnut
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2021

Walnut Street Theatre opens its 213th¬†season with a rousing musical tribute to some of the greatest female voices of the 20th¬†century in¬†Beehive ‚Äď The ‚Äė60s Musical. Created by Larry Gallagher and directed and choregraphed by Richard Stafford, the production begins previews on September 28, opens October 6, and continues through October 31.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Launches 107th Season Photo National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Launches 107th Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

The Tony Award-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) ushers in its 107th season with stellar productions of the acclaimed musical Harmony: A New Musical by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman, a co-production with the New York City Opera of the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's The Garden Of The Finzi-Continis, a virtual presentations of Kadye Molodowsky's Ale Fenster Tsu Der Zun (All the Windows Face the Sun), 15 Minute Yiddish (More or Less), and much more.

Casting Announced for World Premiere of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS Photo Casting Announced for World Premiere of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021

Michael Capasso, General Director of the New York City Opera has announced that Rachel Blaustein, Brian James Myer, Mary Phillips, Stephen Powell, and Victor Starsky will be featured in the cast of its upcoming world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.

BEEHIVE - THE '60S MUSICAL Kicks Off The Walnut's 213th Season Photo BEEHIVE - THE '60S MUSICAL Kicks Off The Walnut's 213th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

Walnut Street Theatre opens its 213th season with a rousing musical tribute to some of the greatest female voices of the 20th century in Beehive ‚Äď The '60s Musical. Created by Larry Gallagher and directed and choregraphed by Richard Stafford.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 30- with Christina Bianco, Next On Stage, and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 30- with Christina Bianco, Next On Stage, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 30, 2020

Today (October 30) in live streaming: Find out who made the Top 5 on Next On Stage, Christina Bianco sings at Birdland, and so much more!

BWW Interview: Linh An And Johnson Brock of DANCING THROUGH... by Theatre Dance Vietn Photo BWW Interview: Linh An And Johnson Brock of DANCING THROUGH... by Theatre Dance Vietnam
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 29, 2020

Theatre Dance Vietnam debuts their new dance piece DANCING THROUGH... on October 30th, and it sounds like an exciting piece of theater that puts the dancers in the virtual spotlight.

Theatre Dance Vietnam Presents DANCING THROUGH... Featuring Performers From HAMILTON, Photo Theatre Dance Vietnam Presents DANCING THROUGH... Featuring Performers From HAMILTON, NEWSIES and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020

'DANCING THROUGH...' is a virtual theatre dance production, presented by Theatre Dance Vietnam. Broadway meets Vietnam during a global pandemic. The performance explores the last century of theater dance and its prevalence beyond Broadway.

New York City Opera to Produce the World Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF Photo New York City Opera to Produce the World Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2020

New York City Opera under the direction of Michael Capasso, has announced plans to produce the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director).

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Audition Intensive Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Audition Intensive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its newly created virtual audition intensive. Developed and led by Arena Stage's Community Engagement department, the online intensive prepares students and artists ages 16-22 for careers in theater with group and private coaching sessions in audition techniques.

BWW Review: At Westchester Broadway Theatre, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Got Mucho Mojo Photo BWW Review: At Westchester Broadway Theatre, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Got Mucho Mojo
by Bruce Apar - Feb 4, 2020

I don't remember a show moving with such energy, grace, Moe-mentum, musicality and sheer fun. From the moment the Moes materialize until the moment they Moe-sey off stage, this musical is magical, with just the right mix of mayhem, mugging and music.

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Photo Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

In celebration of Black History Month, we pay tribute to Louis Jordan, the 1940s rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, and bandleader, whose new approach to jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 1950s.

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